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Wilfred TURNER

Regimental number3370
Place of birthBoonah Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRunning Creek, Beaudesert, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Mrs Elizabeth Goodwin, Running Creek, Beaudesert, Queensland
Enlistment date2 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3369 Pte George TURNER, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Embarked from Sydney, 9 June 1917; disembarked Suez, egypt, 20 June 1917.

Taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, 26 July 1917. Marched into Signal Training Depot, Moascar, 15 October 1917. Marched into School of Instruction, Moascar, 21 October 1917. Transferred to 5th Light Horse Regiment, 27 February 1918. Detached to Central Gas School, Rafa, 6 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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